Rob Hadfield


General Counsel & Operating Partner


Rob Hadfield is General Counsel and Operating Partner of Longwood Fund where he oversees all legal matters of the Fund and assists with due diligence, new company formations and operations, and portfolio company management. Rob has extensive executive experience, having served as the general counsel for two public life science companies, with oversight responsibilities of legal matters, intellectual property, business development, and administrative functions. Rob was previously General Counsel of Ziopharm Oncology, Inc. and Flex Pharma, Inc., and Corporate Counsel at Kiva Systems, Inc., prior to its acquisition by Amazon. Rob spent seven years as an attorney in the business department of Cooley LLP and began his career as a financial analyst in the health care investment banking group of Cowen Inc.

Rob holds a J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center and a B.S. degree in Finance from Providence College.